- Kambah Village Markets
Markets every second week commencing 16th April 2011 until 10th Decenber 10th. Then an extra and final market for 2011 will be held on 17th December
- BRINDBELLA TOASTMASTERS CLUB SPEECHCRAFT EVENT
The Speechcraft program is a great way to fast track your skills as a speaker and acquire the right toolkit to potentially grow into a great presentor. Details, calendar and registration form is on our website:
- Volunteers Required
Want to help save lives from stroke?
We are currently looking for passionate volunteer speakers from the ACT for our StrokeSafe Ambassador program.
StrokeSafe Ambassadors play a critical role in stroke prevention within the community.
• Conduct talks in your local community
• No experience is required
• Comprehensive training provided
If you are passionate about raising awareness of stroke and stroke prevention, express interest now!
Please contact Kristine Sparrow 02 8404 4190 email@example.com
Please note, training is planned for February 2013.
- Who wants to be a writer? – ANU CALC Creative Writing Competition
The word is out that writing is the new black. According to numerous commentators far from destroying literacy, the social media have given writing a new importance and we are living in the golden age of the written word. To test these theories Australian National University Creative Arts Learning Community is running its inaugural creative writing competition - “Who wants to be a writer?” The competition is open to entries from 10 July 2013 to 10 August 2013. Your task is to write a creative and engaging story, poem, or script. It should be no less than 300 and no more than 3000 words long and it should be a creative work of your own. (for entry details and terms and conditions of the competition please visit http://anucalc.blogspot.com.au) The winners will be announced at the CALC Gala 6th September 2013. Top 10 writers will be invited to the gala and excerpts from their works will be performed during the night countdown style from 10th to the 1st. Top 4 will receive prize in the form of Co-op Bookshop gift vouchers. First Prize $100 Co-op Bookshop gift voucher Second Prize $75 Co-op Bookshop gift voucher Third Prize $50 Co-op Bookshop gift voucher Highly Commended $25 Co-op Bookshop gift voucher
- Kids Pantry 2013 After School Classes
Places in our fabulous After-School Classes are greatly coveted. Running for 9 weeks from the beginning of each term, your kids will experiment with the familiar and try the not-so-familiar! We'll open our minds to new food experiences, and spend some time in the kitchen garden too!
We are currently taking expressions of interest for Term 1, 2013. For more information or to register your interest, please visit the Kids Pantry website!
- Junior Chefs — 9+ years. Wednesdays, 3:45pm – 5pm
- Junior Chefs — 9+ years. Thursdays, 4pm – 5.15pm
- Teenage Chefs — 13+ years. Thursdays, 6pm – 7:15pm
- Junior Chefs — 5 to 8 years. Fridays, 3:45pm – 4:45pm
- Mini Chefs — for under-5s. Wednesdays, 10am – 10:45am
Cook. Dig. Party!
- Hartley Lifecare Celebrates 50 years of Excellence in Service at a Gala Dinner
Hartley Lifecare invites you to join us as we celebrate our 50th year of service in the ACT at a Gala Dinner.
The event will be held at the Hellenic Club on Saturday 11th August 2012 from 7pm to midnight. Tickets are $90 which includes a 3 course meal and drinks with entertainment by The Smooth Operators.
We look forward to celebrating with you and thanking the Canberra community for their support over the many years.
Please contact Hartley Lifecare on 62824411 to book your ticket
- Children's Week - Playgroups 2011 Playfest
Free children's entertainment and activities, to celebrate ACT Children's Week. Also information and activities from community, business and sporting organisations.
10.00am - 1.00pm Tuesday 25/10/2011
Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton Street, Cook, ACT
Contact Anne Gapp 0417690325
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- ACTApple Users Group **50 FREE MEMBERSHIHPS** in Sept '12
To help those extending their digital life we are offering **50 FREE MEMBERSHIPS** to anyone who buys a new iPod, iPhone or desktop Mac since 1-Aug-12 and who presents their purchase receipt to our presentation night Tues 11-Sep, 7:30 at Hughes Baptist Church.
ACTApple is a Canberra non-profit group that has been helping users of Apple computers for more than 20 years. We have no affiliation with the Apple Computer company, and have members in Canberra, regional NSW, the south coast and QLD!
ACTApple meets there on the second Tuesday of every month, and membership is not required to attend. Everyone is welcome to come along and see if the presentations will benefit them. We also have a monthly newsletter full of articles and hints and an e-mail list for solving problems.
- COME AND CHECK US OUT ON THE WEBSITE
Brindabella Toastmasters has a great website with links to
* Canberra Clubs
* District 70
* Toastmasters International
- Christmas in The Pantry!!
Hey, Kids! Join us this December for some deliciously festive cooking in the Kids Pantry kitchen!
Classes run Saturday and Sunday every weekend right up to Christmas, starting with our meltingly good Ice Cream Parlour class on 1 December! (And you could win a Cuisinart Ice Cream Machine just by joining the class!)
Whether you're into Gingerbread Houses, Christmas lollies, Macaroons, Croquembouche, or you just want to made and decorate a brilliant Christmas cake, we've got something for everyone!
Check out our great Christmas classes today! But be quick, or you might miss out!
- Invitation for all - CHASS National Forum Civility in Australia - Free event
The CHASS National Forum 2013 will provide an opportunity for researchers, parliamentarians, policy makers and practitioners to interact with one another around the issue of civility, and debate the broader implications for Australian society and beyond. Day and date: Thursday, June 20, 2013; Time: 8 am - 5 pm; Venue: Parliament House, Canberra; Cost: Free; Bookings essential, limited seating. Registrations close at 12 pm (AEST) on Friday, 14 June. Register online here - http://www.chass.org.au/forum/register Session themes include 'Civility and Democracy', 'Civility and the Arts', 'The Borders of Civility' and 'Soft Power and Public Diplomacy'. Confirmed speakers include: Dr Tom Calma AO, National Coordinator for Tackling Indigenous Smoking; Professor Rosalind Croucher, Australian Law Reform Commission; Roslyn Dundas, Australian Dance Council - Ausdance; Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA; Tony Grybowski, Australia Council for the Arts; The Hon John Howard OM AC; The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister; Jeannie Rea, National Tertiary Education Union; Donald McDonald AC, Former Chairman of the ABC; Andrew Tink, Author, Historian and former NSW politician; Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, Australian Human Rights Commission.
- Canberra Quilters - Drop in meetings
Drop in meetings for members are held at Cook - currently on Wednesdays and Fridays. Check your March 2011 newsletter.
- 2012 Registration and Auditions
The launch of Canberra Youth Music's 2012 program will occur on 23 September 2011 at the Canberra Youth Orchestra Concerti Concert (at Llewellyn Hall, ANU, 7pm).
Auditions for senior groups will commence on October 29th - see CYM website for registration, audition and program details.
Brindabella Toastmasters Club is proud to announce the non-freebie .org website:
You are invited to come and check it out...
- Kids Pantry January School Holiday Program
Kids' Pantry's January School Holiday Program will run from 14 January to 1 February.
Join us for one or two classes, a day, or a week! It doesn't matter if your child has never set foot in a kitchen, or if you have a future MasterChef on your hands—we're going to have heaps of fun!
Bookings are open now!
- CANBERRA AREA THEATRE AWARDS NOMINATIONS PARTY
The nominations for the 2011 ACTEWAGL CAT AWARDS will be announced at a party to be held at
TEATRO VIVALDI RESTAURANT - ANU Arts Centre Complex on
MONDAY 12th DECEMBER from 5.30pm
Children $15 Adults $20
Further information 02 62810250
- New Dance Class for Twenty 13
Our new square dance class for 2013 commences on Wednesday evening 13th February at 7.0pm in the Uniting Church Hall Curtin. We accept new members during the first 6 weeks of class. Make a committment for 2013 come join us and add fun and exercise to your life.
- New Website
The Cancer Support Group ACT Eden Monaro's Own is updating their website. We are expecting to have the new site up and running in July 2012.
The new site will have a newsletter, blog and forum as well as information about us and our upcoming events.
Once the site is completely online, we will send out a further announcement and would love to welcome all those interested in finding out what we do and how you can help to visit our site - Very Soon!
- Applications Open for Artist in Residency Program
Applications are now open for Playing Field Studio inaugural Artist in Residence program. The residency program provides artists with an opportunity to develop their creative art practice with the use of the Playing Field Studio for seven days from 8 – 14 October 2012 and a materials allowance of $750. The residency is open to all artists, both professional and amateur, living in the ACT or surrounding region practicing in music, dance, theatre, visual art, media and design. The purpose of the residency program is to support the development of artistic work that align with the aims and objectives of Playing Field Studio. Applications close Friday 24 August 2012. For more information or an application form contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0402 597 959